Tag: "colposcopy" at medical news
New biomarker for cervical cancer
...f two consecutive minimally abnormal Pap smears by colposcopy
- atechnique where the cervix is examined with a m...Pap smears from 120 women whohad been referred for colposcopy
because of abnormal Pap results. Demographicinformation was obtained, including smoking history. The...
Low-grade cervical lesions likely to regress spontaneously in adoloscent women
...eed to be referred for a more complete test, using colposcopy
to search for changes in cervical cells. One goal of this phase of the longitudinal study was to identify factors associated with persistent LSILs, versus lesions that regressed back to normal. The scientists found no association with the number of y...
New guidelines for managing women with abnormal pap smears
...lities on their Pap test, the guidelines recommend colposcopy
and find HPV testing has no role. The colposcopy
recommendation is an important change since previously many of these women were simply followed with...
HPV testing helps identify potential cases of cervical cancer, meta-analysis suggests
... still present. If so, the woman would then have a colposcopy
to see if there is abnormal cell growth on the surface of the cervix that has the potential to become cancerous, a condition referred to as high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN2). Another management strategy under investigation is to te...
No justification for colposcopy in screening of young women for cervical cancer
...ANCET suggest that regular smear tests rather than colposcopy
is the best way of monitoring low-grade cervical l... examined every 4 months by cytology (smear test), colposcopy
(internal examination of the vagina and cervix), and HPV DNA status. Regression was defined as at le...